Early Winter set for theatrical release in October

Early Winter. Michael Rowe.s Early Winter will have an Australian theatrical run beginning October 13, thanks to Rialto Entertainment. . Early Winter, an Australian-Canadian co-production, follows ...

Ventana Sur: Latin American cinema on the march

Ventana Sur: Latin American cinema on the march Previewing the annual Latin American sales jamboree Glance at the current profile of foreign-language Oscar contenders and the winners’ roster at major international festivals this year and the march ...

Venice prizes for two Oz films

Two Australian-produced films with very different takes on romance have won prizes at the Venice Film Festival and the parallel Venice Days. Tanna, Bentley Dean and Martin Butler.s saga of forbidden ...

'Early Winter' wins Venice Days top prize

'Early Winter' wins Venice Days top prize Venice Days winners also include As I Open My Eyes, Lolo and Arianna. Venice Days, the independently run strand of Venice Film Festival, has revealed its winners for 2015, with Michael Rowe’s Early ...

Michael Rowe's Early Winter to premiere in Venice

Australian director, Michael Rowe's new film Early Winter will have its world premiere today at the Venice Film Festival. The film.s Australian producer Trish Lake is in Venice with Rowe and the two ...

15 Films That Could Become Mexico's Oscar Entry

Countries around the world have slowly begun announcing their official submissions for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award or shortlists of films that are being considered for the ...

Venice premieres for three Oz films

Michael Rowe.s Early Winter, Simon Stone.s The Daughter and Bentley Dean and Martin Butler.s Tanna will be launched internationally at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival in September. A ...

Momentum builds for Oz Transparency Project

Support is growing among producers, state agencies and sales agents for a proposal to create a scheme to share information on local films. global revenues modelled on the Sundance Transparency ...

Call for greater transparency in screen industry

The Australian screen industry should set up a scheme to share information on local films. global revenues modelled on the Sundance Transparency Project. The scheme would enable Australian filmmakers ...

Latin Beat: Netflix Award Helps Mexican Cinema

Netflix is constantly growing in Latin America, and while in Mexico the catalog is still nowhere as big as the North American one, several hotly anticipated TV series, such as Better Call Saul and ...

Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2015: #59. Michael Rowe’s Rest Home

Rest Home Director: Michael Rowe// Writer: Michael Rowe We’ve been a champion of Michael Rowe, an Australian filmmaker living in Mexico, since his 2010 debut Leap Year, which snagged him the Camera ...

Home, Not So Sweet, Home; Dolan Muse Suzanne Clément Toplines Michael Rowe’s “Rest Home”

Australian-Mexican helmer Michael Rowe has selected the city of Montreal as the backdrop and has chosen Xavier Dolan muse Suzanne Clément to share the lead in his third feature film. A Cannes Film ...

Michael Rowe's Rest Home rolls in Montreal

Cannes Film Festival best actress winner Suzanne Clément and Canadian Paul Doucet are starring in Rest Home, Australian filmmaker Michael Rowe.s first English-language film. The psychological drama, ...

Four-year funding pledged for Miff Premiere Fund

Victoria's Napthine Coalition Government has agreed to invest $3.8 million in the Melbourne International Film Festival.s (Miff) Premiere Fund over the next four years. The announcement in the ...

Screen Aus simplifies co-pro guidelines

Screen Australia has responded to industry concerns that the rules for official co-productions are overly complex and inflexible. CEO Graeme Mason has unveiled revised Australian International ...

RioFest unveils Focus Mexico

RioFest unveils Focus Mexico Top brass at the festival, set to run from September 24-October 8, have announced the selections in Focus Mexico. The films are as follows: Focus Mexico The Obscure Spring (Las Oscuras Primaveras) ...

Producers urged to avoid the middle ground

Go big or go small- just avoid the middle ground in Australian film budgets. That approach is being advocated by some industry executives and producers in response to the global trend which sees many ...

Top 200 Most Anticipated Films for 2014: #65. Michael Rowe’s Rest Home

Rest Home Director: Michael Rowe Writer: Michael Rowe Producers: Possibles Media, Freshwater Pictures U.S. Distributor: Rights Available Cast: Melissa George, Roy Dupuis We’ve been a huge of ...

Ventana Sur boosts Cannes' LatAm presence

Ventana Sur boosts Cannes' LatAm presence The presence of Latin America films in Cannes has grown by 40% since 2009, when Ventana Sur was created by Incaa (Argentina’s film institute) and Marché du Film/Festival de Cannes. This is one of the ...

Morelia 2013 Review: Manto ACUÍFERO (The Well) Sees The World Through The Eyes Of A Misunderstood Girl

Director Michael Rowe is a man who talks slowly. He met the press after the Morelia Film Festival screening of his second feature film Manto Acuífero (aka The Well), telling us that it's a very ...

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